It had to happen

Inevitable. Hubby and I were on a date, and there she was ~ our son`s new mom. 💔 Our son might have been there too; we don’t know. He’s in college somewhere, I think. Maybe he went back to the car when he saw us; maybe we could have seen him. We just don’t know.Continue reading “It had to happen”

Relapse part 4: self-forgiveness

Self forgiveness. It’s a lot harder than forgiving one’s own perpetrators, don’t you think? Forgiving myself Has come down to a bald choice for me.  I have all the power. I can refuse myself forgiveness. Or not. It seems like it should be easier than it is  Because I am not directly to blame… because IContinue reading “Relapse part 4: self-forgiveness”

Rough Season– don’t you think?

 I’m surprised we’re still here, aren’t you? I have now listened to the Ps 121, Ps 37, Ps 18 and\or Rick Warren, Joyce Meyer, Beth Moore, RT Kendall, Steven Furtick and a bunch of other sermons and scripture. Roughly 32 billion times. Conclusion…we are going to make it guys.  strengthandcourage.That is what I am talkingContinue reading “Rough Season– don’t you think?”

Toxic family

I love that Jesus teaches me how to think about well-meaning but toxic folks. He modeled it. And the people became offended and began to turn against him. Jesus said, “There’s only one place a prophet isn’t honored—his own hometown!”Matthew 13:57 TPThttps://bible.com/bible/1849/mat.13.57.TPT And if anyone doesn’t listen to you and rejects your message, when youContinue reading “Toxic family”

Flash back recovery

I went to sleep worried about my closely related offender, and feeling guilty for unfriending him.  His life is so pathetic and sad!  You know? It’s complicated when you grew up with your offender. I’ve always felt super responsible for this person.  I know how bad it was for us growing up:  I was there.Continue reading “Flash back recovery”